|Playing Cards in Tent
|FES Title:||‘Playing cards in tent.|
|Alternate Titles:||A Friendly Game (1911, 1979)|
|Size:||19.675″H x 29.675″W|
|Published:|| Schoonover, Frank E. “The Edge of the Wilderness.” Scribner’s Magazine, April 1905: 447.
caption: A friendly game
Seton, Ernest Thomson. “Is Our Fur Supply in Danger?” World’s Work, March 1924: 501.
Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 111.
Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 110.
Brandywine River Museum. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979: 23, 49. (catalog)
|Inscription:||ll: F.E. Schoonover|
|Exhibitions:||1911 PAFA; 1979 FES (catalog)|
|Comments:|| Glenbow #62.45.1; seen 8/03; form 8/21/03; index; edit; non-trany 4×5
[ verso not accessible]; restored
|Commentary:|| “In the evening the whole tent population joined in card playing – a sort of betting game in which they used boxes of matches as our chip equivalent. A girl not in the game played the accordian and kept the fire.” (trip diary – January 28) See #194 for further commentary.
|Provenance:||Artist; Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York; Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (April 25, 1962)|